Workplace literacy and people with disabilities: shifting the focus to the employer
Series or Serial: Mosaic, Research Notes on Literacy, vol. 2, no. 1
Publisher: Institute for the Study of Adult Literacy
Published At: University Park, PA
Date Published: 1992
Distributor: Institute for the Study of Adult Literacy
Source Address: 204 Calder Way, Suite 209
Source City/State/Zip: University Park PA 16801
Material Type: Article
Intended Audience: General
Physical Media: Print
Subjects: Adult Literacy; Employment; Basic Skills; Disabilities
In the past, literacy training for persons with disabilities has focused on skills needed to succeed in the workplace, with a resulting high unemployment rate among the disabled. In the field of disability, successful skills training is becoming increasingly linked to concepts of workplace inclusion. The recently enacted Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) has intensified company efforts to promote successful workplace integration. References are included.
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